Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

Math: Three years of college preparatory high school mathematics including functions.
Chemistry: College preparatory high school chemistry or the successful completion of a placement test.

Program Requirements

Hours: 76-77

Major Courses –  35-36 hours

INF 120 Principles of Programming I (3)
MTH 193 Calculus I (4) CMA
MTH 194 Calculus II (4)
MTH 220 Discrete Mathematics (3)
MTH 255 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
MTH 293 Calculus III (4)
MTH 301 Mathematical Modeling (3)
MTH 400 Senior Research (1) (2 hours of MTH 400 taken over two semesters is required)

Choose one course from the following - 3 hours

MTH 305 College Geometry (3)
MTH 315 Number Theory (3)
MTH 361 Abstract Algebra (3)
MTH 391 Advanced Calculus (3)

Choose two from the following - 6-7 hours

MTH 310 Differential Equations (3)
MTH 320 Probability/Statistics (4)
MTH 325 Numerical Analysis (3)

Cognate Courses - 41 hours

CHE 111 General Chemistry I (3) CN
CHE 111A General Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 112 General Chemistry II (3) CN
CHE 112A General Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 200 Chemistry Sophomore Seminar (1)

CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHE 211A Organic Chem I (LAB) (1)

CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHE 212A Organic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 314 Intermediate Analytical Chem (3)
CHE 314A Intermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1)

CHE 350 Physical Chemistry I (3)
CHE 350A Physical Chemistry I (LAB) (1)

PHY 201 General Physics I (3)
PHY 201A Gen Physics I (LAB) (1)

PHY 202 General Physics II (3)
PHY 202A Gen Physics II (LAB) (1)

Choose two from the following - 8 hours

CHE 315 Instrumental Analysis (3)
CHE 315A Instru Analysis (LAB) (1)

CHE 355 Physical Chemistry II (3)
CHE 355A Phys Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 360 Intermediate Inorganic Chem (3)
CHE 360A Int Inorganic (LAB) (1)

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the mathematics/chemistry major will be able to:

  • Independently read and understand mathematics.
  • Understand the processes in mathematics, methods of formal proof, problem solving techniques and strategies, and applications of computers in mathematics.
  • Apply mathematics to solving problems in chemistry.
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of scientific theories and competence in laboratory techniques.
  • Generate scientific data using appropriate and ethical disciplinary protocols and laboratory techniques, including proper use of equipment, instruments and materials.
  • Analyze and interpret scientific data based on sound scientific reasoning.
  • Assess scientific questions, and design methods to answer them.
  • Research, understand and cite scientific literature.
  • Describe scientific results using clear, concise language, and observe technical conventions in written and oral reports.